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Flight Instructor — AIRBUS

Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Lombardy
10 days ago

This position is open for the following options:

  1. Full-time (Permanent)
  2. Freelance

For near retirement Commercial Pilots, becoming a Synthetic Flight Instructor will be a highly rewarding and satisfying transition. Drawing on your expert knowledge of Airbus A320 systems, you will lead and mentor our clients through their training, enabling them to achieve training objectives. CAE is a world-leading training provider to commercial pilots. Our Milan Training Centre provides training support solutions to a number of world-renowned airline clients. On a day-to-day basis, you will be working with a number of different organizations and nationalities. We work with the most advanced technologies in the industry and can guarantee an exciting role where no two days are the same. Due to upcoming projects, we now have 8 full-time positions in Milan

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provides simulator/ flight instruction on one single type rating for the issue of licenses, type rating and certificates or provide ground school instruction in class
  • Responsible for conducting pre and post flight simulator briefings in a thorough, professional manner and in accordance with CAE standards
  • Other required administrative duties (completes training records, recommends remedial training when necessary, track his/her own instructional qualifications, etc.)
  • Participates in creation of curricula and courseware when required
  • 40 hours per week, including weekends and holidays depending on the course schedule and sharing the work between the whole team of instructors.
  • travel to other CAE offices may be required

The role we are offering you

  • Working with our airline client partners to provide high quality synthetic training on A320 platforms
  • Classroom tuition including briefings, debriefings, and simulator details. Other classroom-based training may be required at times
  • Concise, timely and accurate report writing, as well as maintaining up-to-date trainee records
  • Flagging areas of deficiency and making recovery plans including remedial training

You will need:

  • License: EASA – SFI certificate with A320 Type Rating
  • A true passion for instructing with a strong background in training
  • An adaptable personality, with the ability to work with others to achieve the best outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent client focus
  • Attention to detail, administration, and the ability to maintain accurate records using MS Office
  • EU Passport or the right to live and work within the EU
  • Excellent English as you will work with international students.

Desirable qualities:

  • Ideally based in Milan
  • Previous A320 Instructional experience as a Line Training Captain, TRI, or TRE
  • Holds an existing instructor qualification (A320) or -rating issued by a Regulatory Authority desirable
  • UK Qualification
  • Examiner Certificate

What kind of person will succeed in the role?

Our organization is built on people who share our passion. You will be an experienced aviator who thrives on imparting your knowledge to others. When it comes to instructing, creativity and adaptability are at the forefront of our ethos. You will share in our passion and want others to succeed.

CAE offers:

  • Excellent remuneration
  • Unrivalled opportunities to progress within the organization
  • The opportunity to work with the very latest in aircraft technologies
  • Flexibility – and the opportunity to work alongside your current profession

About us

CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation, and training for civil aviation. With more than 210 full-flight simulators in 42 civil training locations worldwide, CAE has the largest network of civil training locations in the industry. CAE serves approximately 3,500 airlines, aircraft operators and manufacturers across the globe. Our vision is to be the recognized global training partner of choice to enhance safety, efficiency, and readiness.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.




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